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from nato forces. taliban insurgents often use improvised explosive devices or ieds to target afghan and international security forces. u.s. defense officials say 70% of ieds contain chemicals smuggled into the country from pakistan. the pakistani military announced in may that its forces could start cracking down on the smugglers. a tie appears to be failing in two provinces. the two sides agreed last month to lower tension during the muslim holy month of ramadan. but an explosion yesterday injured eight thai soldiers. the soldiers were traveling in a military vehicle hit by a roadside bomb. the soldiers were assigned to protect school teachers. they've become targets for militants who want children to receive an islamic education. the explosion came just one day after the beginning of ramadan despite an agreement both sides should lower violence during the muslim festival. separatists in the predominantly buddhist country have been fighting for autonomy for almost a decade. at least 160 educators have been killed during that time. >>> policymakers at japan's central bank say the ec
by the taliban and for advocating teenage education. she will address the u.n. tomorrow on the need for better access to education. that is still a struggle for girls in pakistan. >> following in the footsteps of malala. rushing to school, hungry to learn. the nationals with anthem. these little girls in northern pakistan have already learned hard lessons. they know that the televangelist like to silence girls voices. they are not far away. malala yousafzai changed the equation here, but not in the way the would expect. this last term is packed now but teachers tell us that the school was empty. for about a month, parents were too afraid to send their daughters here. ande has been a big change enrollment is actually up. teachers and aid workers lobbied parents to educate their daughters and because malala inspired them. ,e met some of the new pupils like this one, who would like to be a policewoman. >> my mother saw what happened to malala on tv. that made her think. she decided that her girls should also be in school and should get a good education. we should all follow her example. who were
responsibility for the attacks. taliban insurgents often use improvised explosive devices or ieds to target afghan and international security forces. u.s. defense officials say 70% of ieds contain chemicals smuggled into the country from pakistan. a crackdown by the pakistani military announced in may has so far failed to stop the smugglers. >>> a series of industrial accidents in bangladesh has highlighted dangerous conditions for factory workers in the country. several north american retailers have now agreed a five-year plan to improve safety at their bangladeshi suppliers. in april, a building in a suburb of dacha collapsed killing 1,000 people. most of the victims were workers at garment factories. another garment factory leaving 112 employees dead. consumers around the world were shocked by the tragedies. retailers are under increased pressure to protect the workers who make their merchandise. a group of 17 north american retailers including walmart and the gan wednesday announced a five-year plan to improve conditions at their suppliers in bangladesh. the group plans to carry out saf
at the youth assembly. malala yousafzai was shot in the head by the taliban last year. >>> and happy birthday to fast and furious actress michelle rodriguez. she's 35. workout guru richard simmons turns 65. and comedian bill cosby, 76. >>> coming up on the "today" show, ed sharon takes over the plaza with a live concert. i'm paige hopkins. thanks for watching "early today." have a great weekend. >>> thank god that so many people's lives were saved. we mourn those who were lost and pray for those who are injured. >>> bay area congresswoman visits the wreckage of asiana flight 214 as crews begin moving the plane piece by piece and repairing the runway at sfo. >>> also the grandfather of a missing toddler in oakland wants to keep the focus on finding her separate charges. where the investigation is heading, we'll let you know this morning. >>> arrested for crimes he's supposed to be fighting. the charges against a san jose police officer and how his colleagues are reacting. >>> right now a live look outside, an early morning shot of your bay bridge out there.
last month when u.s. officials announced they would hold direct talks with the taliban. the afghan government reacted strongly saying it would suspend talks on a bilateral security pact. u.s. leaders say the final decision on the pact will be made in negotiations with their afghan counterparts. political analysts say members of the obama administration are growing frustrated. >>> investigators probing the crash of asiana airlines flight 214 say they've found no evidence to back up a claim by one of the plane's pilots. they say there's no sign that the jet's auto throttles malfunctioned shortly before last week's accident in san francisco. two people died. and more than 180 others were injured. the pilot said the auto throttles were not working as expected. the system automatically provides thrust to a plane when its speeds falls below preset level. deborah hersman of the national transportation safety board released the results of the analysis of the jet's flight data recorder. >> there is no anomalous behavior of the autopilot, of the flight director, and of the auto throttles bas
in the head by the taliban for advocating education for girls fought her way back to health. she held on to the belief that every child has the right to an education and defied the terrorists by taking her message to the united nations. >> the thought that the bullet would silence us, but they failed. weakness, fear, and hopelessness died. strength and courage was born. >> she spoke on her 16th birthday and urged leaders to give girls the same chances as boys. malala is not the only pakistani girl calling for education. about 15 took leaders to education ministry. >> we believe that education is a most effective solution to poverty. we cannot afford not to educate the future generation of our planet because education is a smart investment. >> the girls urged leaders to increase the help for children who want to go to school. education minster offered words of encouragement. >> there is no two questions or two different opinions about the fact that every child including girls must be educated. it is society's responsibility and it is our responsibility. >> islamic militants continued t
malala yousufzai did today in her first public address since she was shot in the forehead by the taliban nine months ago while riding the bus to school in pakistan, targeted for seeking an education. she has become a symbol for millions of young women around the world who do not get the chance to complete elementary school. >> they thought that the bullet would silence us. but they failed. >> malala yousufzai will sit down for an interview diane sawyer this fall. >>> meanwhile, don't touch, a photographer who attempted to tell kanye west that he was a big fan got shut down in a big way. >> don't talk, i don't want to hear paparazzi talk to me. >> i'm a reporter. >> no, no, but don't talk to me at all. and don't talk to anyone i know at all. and tell anybody never talk to anyone, that anyone knows, go talk to themselves. don't talk ever again. >> got it? running from the bulls, it is that crazy time of year again in spain, as often happens during the running of the bulls many people were gored. but it was an american who seemingly got the worst of it. folks call this fun? not for me. well
for re- schooling, despite being shot by the taliban and pakistan for campaigning. there are many girls out there adding their voices to a growing chorus for children demanding their right to learn. authorities in southern china have scrapped plans to build a uranium processing plant after hundreds of local residents took to the streets in protest worried the plant poses a risk to safety. china's government is spending billions of dollars in reducing its reliance on coal and boosting clean energy. a child is died and eight others are missing after a boat carrying asylum seekers capsized off the size of australia. it was carrying 97 migrants from iran, afghanistan, and sri lanka. they were arrested after a caller alerted authorities the boat was in trouble. charcoal from somalia is banned by the united nations and u.s. government, but trade is booming. there is demand soaring in countries like saudi arabia and the uae. we have this report on how merchants are illegally benefiting from the destruction of somalia's forest. black gold.omalia's in this port city, there are million charcoal w
recent frustrations with president hamid karzai specifically regarding stalled peace talks with taliban last month. >>> pakistani report details the life of osama bin laden after the september 11th attacks and the failure of the pakistani failure community. and it even has reports of him being pulled over for speeding and let go. >>> the death toll of the train disaster in quebec has reached 14 with dozens still unaccounted for. more information is coming to light how that accident happened. the ntsb says the tankers involved have a history of puncturing after accidents. >>> a federal judge in wisconsin blocked enforcement of a new line signed by governor walker who allows doctors lacking privileges for performing abortions. the judge said it had troubling lack and set a new hearing. >>> smoke and ash shot out in mexico's volcano you see right there. it's happened over the past several days prompting four u.s. airline carriers to suspend flights. >>> for your first look at business we turn to courtney reagan. >>> consumers broke out their credit cards in may. this is another sign they'r
has grown frustrated with dealing with the afghanistan president karzai. the united states and taliban planned peace talks. >>> heart break for a family after a 7-year-old boy was found dead, just feet from where he was seen, now there were questions about the efforts to find him. sherrie johnson is here to explain. what are the complaints? >> police are saying they did everything they could to find him. neighbors are not so sure. the body of 7 year old michael kingsbury was found in an abandoned car two doors down from his home. michael was seen in an alley near the home in dc trinidad and found 40 feet from where the child had been last seen by family members 32 hours before. it only took first responders minutes to arrive but too late. he had died. many people are upset questioning how he wasn't found earlier, police parked their cars feet from the car the child was found in. >> this is sad. i don't know what i'm going to do. the mother says her son had autism spectrum disorder and said the only other time he wondered off he was found a door away. so far police don't suspect foul pl
americans trying to negotiate peace with the taliban without him. >>> meanwhile, a report conducted by the pakistani government says the government with gross incompetence in tracking osama bin laden. al jazeera said the country stopped trying to find him as early as 2005 and bin laden was lef living within the borders for nine years. it also explains how he escaped from tora bora and pakistan and how he was worried about overhead surveillance and he wore a cowboy hat while he was outside. it shows a car he was riding in was stopped by speeding for pakistani police not long after 9/11. the report says an al qaeda operative, quote, quickly settled the matter with the officer. i guess you can use your imagination how that went. and they went on their way. >>> we want to update you on egypt where the muslim brotherhood calling for a national uprising accusing the military of stealing last year's revolution by force. the call for action came just hours after yesterday's early morning attack on protesters near a military compound in cairo. egyptian health officials say at least 51 people
soldiers presented a threat to the taliban heads. that's his defense. that defines a jihadist right there. >> there's no reason that shouldn't be a military -- >> by the nature of his defense, he's defining his crime and what he did. >> can you imagine being the victims and the families of the victims having to sit there and be questioned. >> i think the military's not going to lets this get out of hand. he might try and grandstand to make this a case for jihad, but the judge is going to slap it down. because you just mentioned his defense, it will be difficult if not impossible to prove what he did. and i say, let him do it. let him explain why he did it. because this is what radical islam is. since our administration doesn't want to talk about it, there he is, he was trying to protect the taliban. >> now it's going to be shameful for the obama administration because -- >> don't give that response. hold on. >> no military decorations or awards. >> to classify it as workplace violence instead of an act of jihad, an act of war, that's the same administration that tried to try khalid shaikh
potential jurors he supports the taliban and shirea law. he has been acting as his own lawyer asked the jurors could put aside their negative views. another bombshell. the massacre was first labeled as a terror attack before it was switched to work place violence. a fort hood survivor blasting attorney general eric holder for that move. listen to this. not only am i disappo embarrassed. from holder needs to understand the repercussions of his actions so he might want to go to afghanistan to visit the troops so he can give an up close and personal feel of the reason we are doing the job we are doing before he decides to make a decision that he is making, that is just preposterous. >> under that distinction it is impossible for those who have been killed or injured to receive a purple heart and also additional combat pay as a result. jury selection continues today. >>> organizers suspended the pay before they come up with a solution to the $100 billion pension crisis. the move should light a fire under legislatures. >> all statements of legislatures and salary of legislatures is remov
, a captured taliban insurgent, who said he was trained and gotten ready for his mission from pakistan. oliver north has been with this man and confirmed his identity and the circumstances of his capture with the afghan army, who provided access. here is the exclusive interview now. >> the last 11 days, the afghans have been running an offensive operation into a taliban stronghold. this is their command center. today's the last day of the operation. it's been a resounding success. as the operation wrapped up, the general held a preference conference. >> one of your brigade commanders and another commander have told us there are foreign fighters who have been captured during this operation. >> [inaudible]. >> someone was captured in the fight so when we interviewed him, he said i am from pakistan. pakistan is terrorism. i came for jihad in afghanistan. >> a severely wounded afghan soldier was brought in and treated down the hall from a captured taliban insurgent. he told us how he was recruited, armed and trained in pakistan. when you arrived in afghanistan, were there people who gave you a pla
the day when taliban and al qaeda retake control of afghanistan. i think that day is coming almost inevitably given the president's ill-advised policies leading to the expected drawdown to almost zero next year. leaving a token number of troops doesn't affect conditions and the ground and speeding up the withdrawal simply moves forward the time taliban retakes control. i think it' a disaster for american interests. gregg: reportedly the relationship between karzai and president obama has deteriorated. there. this is a president who wants to undertake huge diplomatic transformations all over the world but does this reflect poorly on his diplomatic skills? >> i don't have a lot of good things to say about hamid karzai. that's utterly irrelevant to what america's interests are. we are not there for hamid karzai, we are not there for the afghans we are there for us. we are there to protect at a distance against the terrorist threat posed by the taliban and al qaeda. if you have got a bad relationship with the president of a country like that you grit your teeth, smile and behave profes
planned a residual advisory force to help the afghans fight the taliban is now more real than ever. the top white house aides says it's amid building frustrations with hamid karzai. and to begin formal peace talks with the taliban in cot ter. that most military forces from the united states due to leave afghanistan by the end of 2013. it's important to remember back in january, the fred said a zero troop option in afghanistan was back on the table. after 69 military deaths this year, 2,115 over the entire war that option is now more real. and the afghan government is understanding that, and so is the pentagon. but white house officials insist no final decisions have been made. >> major garrett at the white house. thanks, major. >>> in egypt, the muslim brotherhood is calling for more protests today after the deadliest day of violence since mohamed morsi was ousted last week. holly williams is in cairo. holly, good morning. >> reporter: good morning, anthony. four other people have been killed here in the week of violent protests. the situation here in cairo here
the united nations today, nine months after she was shot by the taliban. malala yousufzai made a plea for the cause of educating girls. we have a report from robert moore of independent television news. >> i'm here to speak up for the right of education of every child. ( applause ) >> reporter: she spoke before a special youth session of the u.n., her parents and brother watching, telling delegates she felt more passionate than ever about her cause. >> the taliban shot me on the left side of my forehead. they shot my friends too. they thought the bullet would silence us, but they failed. and out of that silence came thousands of voices. the terrorists thought that they would change my aims and stop my ambitions. but nothing changed in my life except this: weakness, fear, and hopelessness died. strength, power, and courage was born. ( applause ) >> reporter: she was introduced by gordon brown, who is the u.n.'s special envoy on education. he knows that in malala the campaign has an exceptional advocate who is speaking on a special day. >> never before i believe has a 16th birthday been
last month by the u.s. to begin peace talks with the taliban. karzai repudiated the talks. say the afghan taliban have close that office in -- qatar.which are the office was open less than a month ago to facilitate peace talks. it came under pressure for using the same white flag flown during the rule that ended with the us-led invasion in 2001. they remove the flag after president karzai demanded it. turning to the nsa, president today to review the government secret surveillance system. it is a daylong meeting and the first public event since disclosure of the spying operations. civill literally -- liberty activists are among the 16 experts testifying before the oversight board. c-span is covering that event live. in one hour at 9:30 a.m. eastern time. those are some of the latest headlines on c-span radio. c-span radio is airing recorded phone conversations from president nixon from camp david talking to key white house advisers about the presidential race against george mcgovern. the war in vietnam and watergate. the nixon tapes saturday at 6:00 p.m. eastern on c-span radio
, their relationship soured last month after the taliban had talked and they talked about the small force that would be left in afghanistan post 2014. those troops would train afghan security personnel and now senior administration personnel is looking at speeding up troop withdrawal. it is becoming more of a possibility. we expect to hear more about this at a white house conference schedule today and then on thursday, there senator barbara boxer explains why when i see you next. kyla campbell, ktvu channel 2 morning news. >>> almost 150 female inmates were sterilized and it happened without state approval. according to the investigative reporting, doctors carried out the tube ball ligation between 206 and 2010. many say they were coerced into allowing that procedure and each tube ball ligation must be approved by top medical officials. however, he said he has not seen any since he took the job five years ago. >>> a sonoma state student said she was asked to stop wearing across around her neck and she may now leave that school. she was asked to remove the cross while working at a school event and co
talks with the taliban and now they could cancel plans to leave behind residual forces to train afghan security and personnel. just how many troops in afghanistan right now and when we expect to hear from the white house on all of this when i see you next. ktvu channel 2 morning news kyla campbell . and court marshaled arm manipulate psychiatrist charged in the shooting rampage. nadal hasaan has been charged with killing 13 people and wounding 30 others. he will defend himself and will be questioning the wounded survivors. hasaan faces possibly the death penalty if convicted. >>> a student who was asked to stop wearing across from around her neck will leave the school. she was told she could not wear the cross while representing the school. sonoma state officials apologized to her yesterday and say they hope she enrolls in the fall. >>> it could take penalty tats and they will charge 50% more and that's one of several delays as the overall moves closer to the october 1st roll out. >>> 150 prisoner inmates were sterilized and they suggest it was done without proper state approval. accor
in the head by the taliban for promoting education for girls. malala yousufzai will give her first public speech this morning, taking place at the united nations. the address to a special gathering of young people actually comes on her 16th birthday. >>> an emotional meeting last night in newtown, connecticut, as residents discuss how to divide the $11 million in donations after the sandy hook shooting. a preliminary plan would give $7 million to the victims and their families with the rest goes to the community. some residents say they don't like that. >> why isn't all of the money going to the victims? the american public gave very generously out of their hearts because they saw those people who were killed so violently, so tragically. >> i don't want to criticize anybody because this town has been overwhelmingly wonderful to all of us. so, it is what it is. it's almost over. six months later. i'm happy it's almost over. and we'll go on. >> under that plan, each family who lost a loved one in the shooting would get $281,000. the families of 12 surviving children who witnessed the shooti
by the taliban appeared before the united nations: unbroken, unbowed. >> one child, one teacher, one unbo, and one pen can change the world. he pelley: and steve hartman "on the road" where a wrenching experience puts kids on a path to success.
talked to the taliban and the president tries to get his agenda through to karzai if he is not listening. >> it also reminds people how the forces left iraq after they could not negotiate an agreement to allow any troops tuesday as a stabilizing force. in may alone 1,000 iraqis were killed in sectarian violence making it the most by the month in iraq since the surge in 2007. >> they're not any similarities between iraq and afghanistan. >> but the office has been closed in protest after president karzai said it is setting up a government-in-exile. lou: jennifer griffin chief national security correspondent. with the political instability in egypt the muslim brotherhood rejected the plan to fast-track election and adopt the islamist drafted constitution after the interim president was named. joining us now is congressman jeff miller also a member of the armed services select committee on intelligence. good to have you with us. >> good to be back. lou: start with the zero option. this obviously is a trial balloon in an effort to prepare the ground for what may be the president's position to
aÑos, se presentÓ en la sede de naciones unidas en new york, y dijo que en octubre los talibanes pensaron que con sus balas la acalla ryan para siempre pero fracasaron. y por eso le dieron una ovaciÓn. ella pidiÓ educacion para todos, asegurando algo muy cierto, que un libro y un bli grafo pueden cambiar el mundo. >>> al regresar en notoed zaoic mundo una legisladora pide allÁ da de emergencia para chicago, y la intervenciÓn la guardia nacio l nacional, les diremos por quÉ. >>> el baloncesto de una etnia mexicana, que de mos entraron ser los mejores y el descubrimiento que puede devolver a los mastodontes de la >>> fueron agregados 900 cargos para ariel castro. tener secuestrada a 3 jÓvenes en su casa de cleveland ohio. los cargos secuestro de la primera joven en el 2002, hasta el rescate de las chicas el pasado mes de mayo. castro enfrentaba 329 cargos de los que declarÓ no culpable el mes pasado. >>> la ola de violencia en chicago, llegÓ a un punto culminante en un intto por frenar frenarla. la legisladora maurice... pide que envÍe la war dpai nacional janet rodrÍgue
talks last month between the u.s. and taliban. the journalist and media activist sputnik columbia has died at age of 55 after a battle with liver cancer. she was often the only woman reporting from war zones. she was known as a mentor from other journalists. she worked for more than a decade at radio france international and her voice was regularly heard as a correspondent for free speech radio news, which she helped to found. she helped to expose sexual trafficking in the balkans. suggest more than 700,000 people are traffic across the borders worldwide. almost one-third of this figure concerns the balkans, which has become a major transit and destination point. one reason for this is the huge international presence in the region. >> sputnik kilambi also worked with the detonation to establish media outlets and trained journalists. she worked most recently in rwanda hoping to create the country's first independent television news station. those are some of the headlines, democracy now!,, the war and peace report. i'm amy goodman. i'm juan gonzalez. >> i'm juan gonzal
talking to the taliban with an effort to bring in afghan solutions to this conflict. finally afghanistan lives in a very tough neighborhood and regional dynamics will play a major role. none of this work will be completed in the next 18 months by december 2014, so nato and the united states are both planning for military presence beyond 2014 with a mission to continue to train and advise-and-assist afghan forces. such a post-2014 mission requires a political agreement with the afghan government and our negotiators are making progress and it ends up next year's afghan election season. afghanistan has been nato's largest operation drawing it to responsible close will be a significant challenge in the next several years. nato also faces a fundamental policy challenge and that is the growing gap between nato's mission in the resources allies permit for fulfilling that mission. this and and means gap is centered on the imbalance between america's defense resources committed to the alliance and those of the other allies. all 28 members of the alliance benefit from that membership. all 28 have
targeted by the taliban only made her stronger. >> they thought that the bullet would silence us. but they failed. and although thousands of voices, the terrorist thought they would change my aims and stop my ambitions but nothing changed in my life except this. weakness, fear and hopelessness died. strength, power and courage was born. >> teenager, malala said the pink scarf she's wearing once belonged to the late prime minister benazir bhutto. >> she just amazes me. she said at the point, is this not about me, this is about every young boy and girl. >> she's proudly defiant. and initially what her call was for children to be educated. and that has added to a list of other causes. >>> coming up zimmerman defense attorney mark o'mara said his client would never have been arrested if it weren't for a smear campaign led by one man. we're going to tell you who he blames, also -- >>> the man who claimed to be the boston strangler exhumed. still we might know if albert de salvo was a serial killer or a serial liar. i think farmers care more about the land than probably anyone else. we
prohibits that because it is a capital case. and then he wanted to say he was saving taliban leaders by carrying out the shooting and the court would not allow that. 13 people died here in 2009 and 30 injured. on this program, a sergeant shot five times that day described what the wait was like. >> not only the victims and survivors, but our families. now we'll get a chance to close the chapture and once again a setback in our way. >> if everything goes as planned and opening statements scheduled to begin on august 6th. it is an interesting process. >> indeed it will. thank you. the gunman's own paralysis when he was shot as he was shooting others. hassan's doctor said he can't sit more than 12 hours upright. he must have 15- 20 minute breaks for stretching every four hours and he must lift himself off of the whole chair every half an hour. it is going to be something to watch all of this play out, only adding insult to the victims and their families, hassan has collected a paycheck. he's received more than 278,000us dollars. he gets this salary because he was not proven guilty of th
them on horseback and he is an interesting character who has been fighting the taliban for 30 years. and he is a professor at dartmouth. he embedded and got to immerse himself in the culture and when the u.s. forces pull out of afghanistan, he has been fighting for all of these years unlikely to come back to the forefront. >> so he has been an ally of the united states when we have been in afghanistan? >> yes, that is him in the center. he also believes he is kind of a unique character and believes in the education of women in afghanistan. he has some liberal tendencies. >> what was it like for him to write this book and how well did he get to know him? >> you did get to live with him and get to know some of his family and friends. so yes, i think it was a unique experience for him. it is a unique view of the world. >> any chance that he will be coming to the u.s. for the book to her? >> no, probably not. >> what else you have coming? >> we are very excited about this book. it is how parents can fight the stereotyping of young girls. there have been a lot of books on the subject as
with the taliban on some sort of peace discussions and also get back in line to object to continue the security discussions with the u.s., jake. >> last year when president obama went to afghanistan in may, i believe, and signed a document about the strategic partnership, he made it very clear that counterterrorism and equipping afghan security forces were going to continue to be important imperatives for the u.s., even after 2014. strategically does it make any sense if counterterrorism is a priority the way that the obama administration has been waging it with drones, with special forces, does it make any sense to pull out of afghanistan completely? >> reporter: well, you're right, given our national security interest and the amount the has invested there, it seems it would be unlike this administration to pull out all forces from afghanistan next year. and especially because it borders pakistan. that's a convenient place to at least base some forces to have a u.s. presence on pakistan's border. but you have to keep in mind, jake, a lot of foreign policy hands felt the same way about iraq tha
afghan afghan government with u.s. effort the reach some sort of truce with the taliban. >> 3 women held captive inside a cleveland home for nearly a decade are speaking publicly for the first time. they relessed video letting everyone know that they are doing great. >> how happy i am to be home with my family and friend. unbelievable. thank you for support e-i'm looking forward to my brand new life. >> amanda barry, and michelle knight abducted at 14, 16 and 20. between 2002 and 2004 and posted video yesterday on you tube. girls wanted to thank people for giving to do nation fund set up in their honor and for honoring the need for privacy. man cussed of abducting them and holding them in the basement has pleaded not guilty to 3 29 different charges. >> well this may sound like fiction but it's true. woman woke up on the operating table as doctors were preparing to harvest her organ. clean burns was taken to saint joseph hospital in syracuse, new york after suspected drug over dose. she fell into a deep coma and misdiagnosed as brain dead. she opened her eye as surgeon were about
resurging taliban. when we look back at the united states and our gang kids or whatever are reading history books, they will look at this finite and now on of time. they will look and see what america did with its position of power. to either lead to a world of chaos or russian leadership or will america be that shining city on the hill? i yield back. >> thank you for your service. >> i would say to my friend from illinois that i appreciate his fingering some of the early stakes that were proved to be catastrophic. we have accused the ambassador with way too much power with no lateral decisions that undercut military and the state department for having to have our country -- i commend a book that documents this. >> you and i have traveled to iraq together. two things and we have to be concise -- two things that came up in that visit that stayed with me. the idea that the military was going to become a distribution entity. it is one thing to have some small things to fix a problem here and bolster the role of rebuilding communities and not just being seen as occupiers and invaders, but this
spying on al-qaida, the taliban and people overseas but people back home. you would think that people would be up in arms in this infringement of our liberties but to me it's disappointing that more people aren't upset about what's going on. >> i want to add something. i think a lot of it is because of the conversation has gone. what oliver stone resonated with me. i've never heard that before. whether we control the government or the government control us. up until now it's been what has been leaked, has it been fair game? does it keep us safe. >> is he a traitor. >> i think a lot of conversation on a lot of tv, radio wherever, it's not about whether we control the government or not. it's if you have nothing to hide then it's fine. >> the mass media has framed the conversation. instead of focusing on what's been leaked we're focusing on character assassination and irrelevant stuff that does not do anything for the country. >> cenk: despite all that tremendous propaganda, you're right, they have forgotten what america is supposed to stand for. if you don't have anything to hide, okay
the horror this pakistani girl went through when she was shot in the head by the taliban for encouraging girls to go to school. last year's attack got worldwide attention. she was shot point-blank. today she's marking her 16th birthday at the united nations. in her morning address she talked about the importance of education. >> let us pick up our books and our pens. they are our most powerful weapons. one child, one teacher, one book and one pen can change the world. education is the only solution. education first. >> pretty amazing young woman. after the shooting she was flown to britain for treatment and she and her family lives in birmingh birmingham. that's where she is back in school. >>> elliot spitzer said he's passed a big run. he's submitted more than 27,000 signatures to the city's board of elections. that's about seven times the number necessary to get on the ballot. he said he's optimistic that the public will hear his case as he tries to get back into public office. >> just as i would never predict a jury verdict, i don't want to predict what the public will do. if the publ
by the taliban celebrated her 16th birthday addressing the united nations today. she has made a remarkable recovery after being shot last year in pakistan, targeted for prochl yoting education of girls today urging the world to give every child an education. >> let us speak up on books they are the most powerful weapons one child, one teacher. one book. one pen can change the world. >> it's an amazing young lady. 500 youth leaders attended the assembly to hear her speak. thanks for joining us for abc 7 news at 4:00. i'm larry beil. abc 7 news at 5:00 begins right now. >> larry thank you. breaking news out san francisco gift center. a gunman killed two women. we'll have live team coverage on the suspect now in custody. >> we're learning of another life lost as the result of an asiana plane crash just as flights could be getting back on track. >> temperatures trending higher for the weekend. i'll have the numbers coming up. >> s.w.a.t. team is on the scene of the san francisco gift senter and jewelry mart going door to door making sure there are no suspects inside after a deadly shooting kil
of october, 2012 the taliban shot me on the left side of my forehead. they shot my friends, too. they thought that the bullet would silence us. but they failed. >> the youth assembly as you see here gave her a standing ovation. it was her first public speech since the attack. >>> hillary clinton is speaking out and she doesn't come cheap. that's later in the grapevine. >>> up next, it comes down to the jurors in the george zimmerman murder trial. i want to make things more secure. [ whirring ] [ dog barks ] i want to treat mo dogs. ♪ our business needs more cases. [ male announcer ] where do you want to take your business? i need help selling art. [ male announcer ] from broadband to web hosting to mobile apps, small business solutions from at&t have the security you need to get you there. call us. we can show you how at&t solutions can help you do what you do... even better. ♪ since aflac is helping with his expenses while he can't work, he can focus on his recovery. he doesn't have to worry so much about his mortgage, groceries, or even gas bills. kick! kick... feel it! feel it! feel it
, by the governor to cast their votes. democrats say the legislation is unconstitutional. taliban abortions after 20 weeks, limit where and when women can take abortion inducing pills and it could shut down most of the state's abortion clinics. >>> in southern california a dare went horribly wrong. more than 22 school children had to be treated after getting sick at an elementary school in san diego. authorities say as part of a dare several students dranked beverages drank beverages mixed with food items like hot sauce, salt and pepper. several reported feeling sickafter wards. they were treated at area hospitals and released. >>> parts of china have been evacuated ahead of a powerful typhoon that's expected to make landfall today. this is video out of taiwan after the typhoon brought heavy rains and winds to the northern part of the country. one was killed. schools and businesses in the region were closed yesterday and 8,000 people were ordered to evacuate due to severe flooding. scary stuff. 5:18 here in the bay area. we are shaping up to have a nice day. >>> we are. we are starting off with the
much. >> heather: a pakistani teenager who was shot by the taliban, you remember that for promoting education for girls celebrating her 16th birthday to her speech in united nations. she wants free schooling and a calls on world for free schooling for every child. >> gregg: deliberations underway in the george zimmerman murder case. we could get a verdict at any time. from beginning to end, trace gallagher has more dramatic moments from this murder trial. >> prosecution began opening statements with a flurry of obscenities relaying what george zimmerman told a police disattacher minutes before he shot trayvon martin [ bleep ] they always get away. those were the words in that man's mouth. >> for the defense. deadly serious trial begin with a joke. knock-knock, who is there. george zimmerman. >> the joke fell flat but the defense recovered by catching the prosecution's star witness rich el who was on phone with trayvon martin before the shooting in a number of inconsistencies. >> when you were talking about the same thing again, instead of saying what you are talking about, it became
protect this vital facility from the taliban once the marines are gone? can these guys fight? >> absolutely. >> have you seen them? >> yes, sir. >> is it the same kind of thing we would do in the marines or you do in the air force? >> sometimes the tactics are different. the planning is different. the way that they discuss when and where they're going to do things, but when it has to happen, they make it happen. they're fast, brave and they get things done. >> the weapons become the operations chief. give me a sense of their capabilities. >> i think they're doing a pretty good job. i was here two years ago, since then the afghans have taken the lead in the fight against the insurgency and have stepped up and started doing what they need to do to secure the country. >> very soon this aircraft and the marines will be gone. but what you see today is one more example of how the afghans are taking charge of their own destiny. >> you know, sean, standing next to me, a lieutenant who was with us out to the dam. he's been here since? >> january of this year. >> you've seen a lot. it'
following tensions with afghan president karzai over peace talks with the taliban and. dobbins spoke before senate committee thursday. >> without an agreement on our presence in afghanistan, we would not remain, but we don't believe that is the likely outcome of these negotiations. emma to whichk comparisons are often made, the afghans actually need us to stay . >> in egypt, supporters of president morsi are holding rival rallies today. the muslim brotherhood is refusing to halt protest until morsi resumes power, even though many of the groups leaders have been detained by the egyptian .rmy which to our last week the new york times is reporting there is increasing evidence that allies of egypt's military establishment and former president mubarak helped fill the popular uprising that led to morsi's ouster. orsi supporters say fuel shortages and blackouts were orchestrated purposefully to incite public outcry. the times reports -- one man who reportedly played a key role in the protests was a billionaire and opponent of morsi's muslim brotherhood who said he backed the opposition by donating
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